Age UK are recruiting volunteers to support individuals to complete a series of chair based exercises in their own home to help them improve their mobility, strength and independence or to accompany them on a short walk in their neighbourhood to help restore their confidence following a setback such as a fall or stay in hospital. The commitment is for one hour per week for 10 weeks (weekdays only) on an agreed day and time.
You will need to have: Good communication skills
> Have the ability to be welcoming, friendly and polite
> Reliable whith good timekeeping
> Experience of working with older people would be desirable
and an interest in health and wellbeing essential.
We welcome volunteers who can speak other languages such as: Spanish, Italian, French, Arabic, Farsi and Bengali.
About Age UK
Independence, dignity and choice are the fundamental rights of all people. Age UK help older people in the borough to maintain and enhance these rights by providing a variety of specific services.
Social visits from a volunteer, help with practical assistance in the home or garden, or escorting outside the home are staple services, but there is always a variety of other projects and services underway.
Age UK Kensington & Chelsea are a highly respected organization and have won various awards for their work.
Times you can volunteer
Monday: Mornings, Afternoons
Tuesday: Mornings, Afternoons
Wednesday: Mornings, Afternoons
Thursday: Mornings, Afternoons
Friday: Mornings, Afternoons
Talking to others